Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2004-0047
New Medicare Prescription Drug Card Q&As

We have been asked whether to adopt for food stamp benefit purposes the $48.17 average cost for prescription drug purchases that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) calculated. The answer is yes, with some caveats. We have prepared two new Q&As to outline how this should work.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2004-0048
Income Excluded by Federal Law—Disaster Relief Employment Funded Under National Emergency Grants

We received a question as to how to treat disaster relief employment income received from a National Emergency Grant.

Resource | Technical Assistance
Errata Sheet-Preamble to CACFP Interim Rule

Errata Sheet-Preamble to CACFP Interim Rule

Resource | Report
Report to Congress: Evaluation of the USDA Fruit and Vegetable Pilot Program

Evaluation of the USDA Fruit and Vegetable Pilot Program: Report to Congress. By Jean C. Buzby, Joanne F. Guthrie, and Linda S. Kantor. Food Assistance and Nutrition Research Program, Food and Rural Economics Division, Economic Research Service, USDA.

Resource | Forms
Edit Conditions for the SFA Verification Summary Report (FNS-742)

Edit Conditions for the SFA Verification Summary Report (FNS-742)

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2004-0014
Sample Application Verification Summary – Multiple Applications

Sample Application Verification Summary – Multiple Applications

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2004-0015
Sample Application Verification Summary – Single Application

Sample Application Verification Summary – Single Application

Resource | Brochures
Single Audit Brochure

Each year, the Federal Government provides over $300 billion–one-sixth of the Federal budget–in grants to non-Federal entities (States, local and tribal governments, colleges and universities, and other nonprofit organizations). Audits are a primary tool used by the Federal government to ensure that these funds are expended properly.

Resource | Technical Assistance
Single Audit Process

The Single Audit Act and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-133, “Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations,” govern the auditing of Federal awards made to non-Federal entities. The purpose of this pamphlet is to provide basic information on the single audit process in straightforward and concise language. Users should refer to the Circular and other referenced documents for the language of the actual requirements.

Resource | Report
Guidance for Verification Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements

Several data sources, including information on free and reduced price eligibility status changed as a result of verification, indicate that there is a significant problem with inaccurate certifications for free/reduced price meal benefits in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). Therefore, it is imperative that both State agencies and FNS make every effort to validate the accuracy of eligibility determinations.